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San Francisco Gate: Twitter IPO: Caution advised by experts

November 5, 2013

Rapid Ratings CEO James Gellert compared Twitter’s financial profile to those of companies that went public during that “frothy equity market” in the early 2000s, which eventually burst. The trend since has been for companies to go public with a “higher financial health and lower risk,” Gellert said. “While we’re seeing that expand to lower health, higher risk recently, Twitter is still a significant outlier.”

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